Book Review

Blog Tour – Why Mummy Doesn’t Give a **** by Gill Sims (#WhyMummyDoesntGiveA)

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ***! by Gill Sims! I have been a huge fan of hers since Why Mummy Drinks. I love Ellen’s adventures and as a new mum myself, I absolutely resonate with her! Gill’s writing is so real, it is extremely funny but so full of hearts! I cannot wait to dive into this book. I absolutely recommend the Why Mummy series!

I have got a synopsis for you today and the details for other bloggers participating in this tour. Make sure you go check out what they are saying about Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ***!


Family begins with a capital eff.

I’m wondering how many more f*cking ‘phases’ I have to endure before my children become civilised and functioning members of society? It seems like people have been telling me ‘it’s just a phase!’ for the last fifteen bloody years. Not sleeping through the night is ‘just a phase.’ Potty training and the associated accidents ‘is just a phase’. The tantrums of the terrible twos are ‘just a phase’. The picky eating, the back chat, the obsessions. The toddler refusals to nap, the teenage inability to leave their beds before 1pm without a rocket being put up their arse. The endless singing of Frozen songs, the dabbing, the weeks where apparently making them wear pants was akin to child torture. All ‘just phases!’ When do the ‘phases’ end though? WHEN?
Mummy dreams of a quirky rural cottage with roses around the door and chatty chickens in the garden. Life, as ever, is not going quite as she planned. Paxo, Oxo and Bisto turn out to be highly rambunctious, rather than merely chatty, and the roses have jaggy thorns. Her precious moppets are now giant teenagers, and instead of wittering at her about who would win in a fight – a dragon badger or a ninja horse – they are Snapchatting the night away, stropping around the tiny cottage and communicating mainly in grunts – except when they are demanding Ellen provides taxi services in the small hours. And there is never, but never, any milk in the house. At least the one thing they can all agree on is that rescued Barry the Wolfdog may indeed be The Ugliest Dog in the World, but he is also the loveliest.

Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ***! is out now on all platforms!

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Make sure you check out all the lovely reviews but these book lovers!

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